Services We Offer

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Types of Therapy

Purposeful Play opportunities are designed to improve social skills, increase self-esteem, and foster a sense of trust and belonging.


 

All of the services at Purposeful Play Family Enrichment Center include a family component to support adults in using proven, effective strategies for interaction with children. In addition to this, we offer:

 
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"Play allows us to develop alternatives to violence and despair; it helps us learn perseverance and gain optimism."

– Stuart Brown, MD

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Therapy Descriptions & Information


Trust Based Relational Intervention

  • Focuses on attachment styles and children who have been through traumatic experiences.  Non-punitive intervention focusing on redirecting to positive behaviours.

Theraplay

  • Focuses on playful interactions to increase resilience through nurturing, challenging  and connecting.

Play-Based Therapy

  • Focuses on observing a child in play to gather information and is considered a non-directive approach.  

Circle of Security

  • An attachment based evaluation system for parenting small children.  Focuses on providing the child with a sense of security to improve attachment.

Equine Therapy

  • New take on traditional therapy involving the use of horses.  Training focuses on exploring issues through the horse as a neutral object and regulating activities.

Parent Child Interaction Therapy

  • System of evaluating and improving parenting styles to promote child's well being .

Trauma Informed Therapies

  • We offer a range of services such as EMDR, TF-CBT, TBRI that respect and address traumatic experience and recovery.  Also available is music therapy informed drum circles.

Yoga/Mindfulness

  • An approach designed to promote calm, mental and physical regulation, used in addition to traditional therapy to aid in the development of coping skills.

Art Therapy/Sand tray therapy

  • A creative form of therapy encouraging non verbal expression.